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1. (of drinks) containing a large quantity of nonalcoholic beverage
2. Prosody
a. denoting a vowel of relatively great duration or (esp in classical verse) followed by more than one consonant
b. denoting a syllable containing such a vowel
c. (in verse that is not quantitative) carrying the emphasis or ictus
3. Cricket (of a fielding position) near the boundary
4. Music a note common in medieval music but now obsolete, having the time value of two breves

Long

Crawford Williamson. 1815--78, US surgeon. He was the first to use ether as an anaesthetic
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long

In programming, an integer variable. In C, a long is four bytes and can be signed (-2G to +2G) or unsigned (4G). Contrast with short.
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Cards are easier to organize than notebooks and laptop notes, and writing things longhand makes one remember better than taking a picture of a reference with a smartphone.
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It took three years for Mahayni to complete "Ask the Cat," writing in longhand at home and then typing the manuscript at the school where she taught.
Research by Professors Pam Mueller and Daniel Oppenheimer found that writing--yes, writing--notes longhand is more effective than tapping out notes into a computer.
Instead of emailing certain information, he's writing it out longhand and dialing up the recipient.
In a longhand written victim statement she said she was now "absolutely petrified" and had reached the situation where she had even contemplated suicide.
"He remarked, 'I served through shot and shell in the four years of World War I but got nothing; but after sitting on my backside for several years in the Labour Exchange I got a pension right away.'" " After Richards wrote his memoir in longhand, his daughter recalled "he had no idea what to do with it" and was helped by the poet Rort Graves, his ld officer, to get t published by Faber & Faber.
When the Common Core education standards were issued in 2010 and made no mention of handwriting, cursive or manuscript printing, advocates of longhand took notice.
Truman had been sitting at his writing desk, writing in longhand as he always did.
Some were done in longhand, others on typewriters, reports AP.
Author Julia Cameron, who wrote The Artist's Way, recommends something she calls "morning pages," in which you write (a lot) longhand every morning.